It is no longer a shocking revelation that the partnership between employers and community colleges has been on life support for nearly decades. Their lack of communication, data sharing, and joint efforts has plagued the local talent market and exacerbated the middle-skills gap.
A company’s internal staff are typically the most common learners participating in eLearning, as the knowledge and skills they adopt directly impact the bottom line. It makes sense that most employers and Learning and Development (L & D) creators invest time and resources into training their employees.
Healthcare education in most institutions is not tailored to these intricacies. Students and employees in the industry may encounter challenges in finding material and resources that correspond with their unique learning styles. Others might struggle with interacting with diverse patients and responding to their specific issues effectively due to communication barriers, limited cultural competence, bias, and inadequate understanding of healthcare disparities.
It’s no secret that traditional learning methods can be dull and uninspiring. Endless pages of text or boring presentations can turn even the most motivated employees into nodding-off zombies. But what if we told you that there’s a way to inject some excitement into the learning experience? A way that engages employees on a whole new level, encourages inclusivity, and increases comprehension and retention? Say hello to visual language design and comics!
Although the quality of healthcare education is vital in providing the best possible patient outcomes, we’re still far off from learning and development (L&D) that fits the current moment and employees’ needs. Many institutions rely on traditional and significantly outdated methods and materials. According to Ziad Obermeyer, M.D., and Thomas H. Lee, M.D., the complexity of medicine is starting to exceed the human mind’s capacity.
Finances, retail, higher education, manufacturing, tourism – no matter the field or industry; today, everyone agrees on one thing: personalization is vital for engagement and knowledge retention. Whether you operate in banking, insurance, asset management, investment, or another financial services sector, your employees can only perform their jobs efficiently if you keep their skills and capabilities sharp.
In today’s world, organizations increasingly value diversity and inclusion in their workforce. While progress has been made in creating inclusive environments for people of different genders, races, and cultures, neurodiversity is an aspect of diversity that has received less attention until recently.